Registration - Write on the Sound

Planning for 2018? The following are the 2017 rates (subject to change). 


$285 - Friday Full Day / Saturday & Sunday
$223 - Friday Full Day / Saturday OR Sunday
$235 - Friday Half Day / Saturday & Sunday
$173 - Friday Half Day / Saturday OR Sunday

$155 - Saturday and Sunday

$130 - Friday Full Day
$80 - Friday Half Day
$93 - Saturday OR Sunday 

$40 Manuscript Critique Appointments -  Wait lists are available for fiction/nonfiction manuscript critiques and poetry critiques. Critique guidelines are available on the Manuscript Critique Appointment page.

$15 Writing Contest (per entry) - Open only to conference attendees. 2018 theme "tba." Contest rules are available on the Writing Contest page.

$16 Box Lunch - The Frances Anderson Center is easy walking distance to many restaurants, cafés and bistros, as well as the Saturday Farmer's Market. However, if you wish to stay on campus, a selection of four box lunch options are available when you register. 


  • A $10 processing fee will be charged on all refunds prior to August 31
  • No refunds on registrations after August 31
  • No refunds on box lunches, contest entries or manuscript fees


  • Attendees are required to select sessions at the time of registration. Please review the Conference Schedule on the website before you begin registration.
  • It is always best to register for the conference before booking travel and accommodations. It is understood prices for flights vary and that attendees want to take advantage of best possible rates when they are available, do not want to be left with a flight you cannot ultimately use. If the conference is sold out, we cannot make acception to register those who pre-purchased flight tickets before registering for the conference.
  • Information how to get to Edmonds and where to stay is available on the Travel and Accommodations page.
  • Wait lists for Friday Full-day workshop, conference registration and manuscript critique appointments are available on a first come, first served basis. Conference registration wait list is available after the conference sells out. We do not offer wait lists for individual sessions. Call 425-771-0228 during regular business hours (PDT) for information or to be placed on a wait list.


Frances Anderson Center, Edmonds WA

Contact Information

Write on the Sound

City of Edmonds Arts Commission

700 Main St.

Edmonds, WA 98020


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Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30AM-5:00PM (PT)

Write on the Sound is a program of the City of Edmonds Arts Commission with funding support by community sponsors.

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